The TSSAA soccer state tournaments will be held in Chattanooga at multiple sites Wednesday through Saturday.
Here’s what you need to know about the tournaments.
When: Class A, AA, AAA (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday); Division II-A, Division II-AA (Thursday and Friday)
Where: Baylor School (164 Raider Lane); Chattanooga Christian School (33rd and Williams); Girls’ Preparatory School (River Street and Heritage Landing Drive); CHI Memorial Stadium (1 Stadium Way)
Tickets: $12 per day if purchased in advance using the GoFan app, $15 per day if purchased with cash at the gate.
Before you go: The championship games at CHI Memorial Stadium will require a security screening and there will be a clear-bag policy for all championship games. Diaper bags and medical emergency bags are the only exception. A clear bag must be no larger than 12" x 12" x 6". One-gallon clear freezer bags are allowed. CHI is a cashless venue; fans are encouraged to purchase admission and parking on the GoFan app.
Quarterfinal matchups, Wednesday at Baylor: Alcoa (12-6-1) vs. Crosstown (11-5), 11 a.m.; CSAS (14-3-2) vs. Madison Magnet (11-3-1), 1:30 p.m.; Merrol Hyde (15-2-1) vs. Memphis East (7-4-1), 4 p.m.; Chuckey-Doak (16-3-1) vs. Huntland (16-1-1), 6:30 p.m.
Who’s on a roll: Merrol Hyde, last year’s runner-up after a 1-0 loss to Signal Mountain, rolled unbeaten through District 8-A and has outscored its last six opponents 48-1.
Keep an eye on: Merrol Hyde’s offense. Sydney Arreza scored three goals in a 9-0 victory over Cascade in last week’s berth-clinching sectional round.
Quarterfinal matchups, Wednesday At Chattanooga Christian: Dyersburg (15-5-1) vs. Greeneville (14-8), 11 a.m.; Page (17-3-1) vs. Signal Mountain (13-5-1), 1:30 p.m.; Gibbs (21-0) vs. Central Magnet (15-4), 4 p.m.; South Gibson (16-1-3) vs. East Hamilton (12-5), 6:30 p.m.
Who’s on a roll: Gibbs is unbeaten and has allowed just six goals all year.
Keep an eye on: Page’s balanced offense. The Patriots have three players who have scored double-digit goals this year — Kathryn Nelson (12), Grace Segundo (10) and Reagan Hamilton (12) — and Hayley Zehnder has nine.
Quarterfinal matchups, Wednesday At GPS: Science Hill (18-1-2) vs. Houston (13-4-2), 11 a.m.; Ravenwood (17-2-2) vs. Franklin County (13-1-2), 1:30 p.m.; Collierville (14-1-1) vs. McMinn County (14-3-1), 4 p.m.; Nolensville (14-2-3) vs. Bearden (20-0-1), 6:30 p.m.
Who’s on a roll: Bearden is unbeaten with one tie on the year, and has outscored teams 98-7.
Keep an eye on: The Williamson County schools. Ravenwood is the two-time defending state champion, and Nolensville has one of the best players in the field in freshman Madeline Padelski (31 goals).
Semifinal matchups, Thursday At Baylor: BGA (11-5) vs. St. George’s (12-3-2), 11 a.m.; USJ (17-5) vs. Nashville Christian (12-1-1), 1:30 p.m.
Who’s on a roll: Defending champion BGA has won 12 in a row since starting the year 1-3.
Keep an eye on: Nashville Christian junior Ava Pomeroy has 23 goals this season, and senior goalkeeper Riley O’Connor has 80 saves to seven goals allowed.
Semifinal matchups, Thursday At Chattanooga Christian: Harpeth Hall (18-1-3) vs. GPS (11-4-1), 11 a.m.; CPA (9-1-2) vs. Baylor (15-1-2), 1:30 p.m.
Who’s on a roll: Harpeth Hall goalkeeper Mallory Thomas has allowed just six goals this season, and the Honey Bears are unbeaten with three ties.
Keep an eye on: CPA’s Caroline Betts, last year’s Gatorade Player of the Year in Tennessee, is among the best scorers in the state as the Lions have adjusted well to Division II-AA competition.